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I strive to be someone there for the entire lifecycle of your business. From formation to selling, I can be a trusted partner in any business and legal issues that may arise. Often legal and business issues intertwine and have consequences on the other. My role provides you with the most comprehensive and creative list of solutions for you to make the best decision for your business. My goal is to add value to your business and become a trusted advisor you know will walk with you through opportunities, issues, and new ventures.  

My Approach

When working with businesses, my approach is to be a partner with you, advising on everything from new opportunities, routine procedures, or other issues. Through this advising role, I will analyze and explain how the law impacts your goals in a way that is understandable. It is important to me that you have all the information you desire to make an informed decision on what to do next. Additionally, an advantage of working with a firm like BrownWinick is there are many attorneys with varying areas of expertise to advise on client issues which ensures that the best and most accurate information is given to you. There are a variety of legal issues that might arise in your business, but I will take the time to understand both the issue and your goal for the resolution then advise on the most effective route to achieve your goal.    

More About Me

I received my B.A., cum laude, from the University of St. Thomas – MN in 2019 in International Studies and Political Science, during which I studied diplomacy and international relations in Geneva, Switzerland and Northern Ireland. In 2022, I graduated from Drake University with my J.D., highest honors, and my M.B.A., summa cum laude. During my time at Drake, I was the Note Editor of the Drake Law Review, served as a Legal Writing Fellow, externed for the Honorable Justice Brent Appel (ret.) of the Iowa Supreme Court, and was initiated into the Order of the Coif after graduation. Outside of the office I enjoy traveling, cooking, baking, exercising, and taking walks with my dog and family.   

My Specialties

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Entity Formation
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance & Securities

Influencer Branding - Creators and Company Considerations

08-8-2023 There is no doubt that social media has changed the landscape of how companies market their products. Now, one person can speak to thousands or millions of their followers to promote a specific product. However, influencer marketing has regulations much like its traditional counterpart. Influencers, or otherwise known as content creators, should...
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Attorneys Brett Battani, Jacob Schoeck, & Noelle Tipton Join BrownWinick

09-22-2022 BrownWinick is pleased to announce the addition of Brett Battani, Logan Namanny, Jacob Schoeck, and Noelle Tipton to our firm. These four will be joining the firm as new associate attorneys practicing in a number of different areas, including intellectual property, business, and corporate transactions, and employment and labor, to name a few. “All...
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Kelly Spong



University of St. Thomas

B.A., cum laude, International Studies, Concentration in Political Science, 2019 


Drake University College of Public and Business Administration

M.B.A., summa cum laude, 2022  


Drake University Law School

J.D., highest honors, 2022 


Iowa, 2022;

Nebraska, 2022


Memberships & Associations

  • American Bar Association